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Veggies go Viral contest winners announced!

Winning videos are located at the bottom of this article.

Whatcom Farm-to-School and the Pickford Film Center invite Whatcom County middle and high school students to participate in the Veggies Go Viral Video Contest. The challenge is to create a short video (approximately 30 seconds) that will motivate students to make healthy choices in the cafeteria and/or try the Harvest of the Month meals offered at their schools.

The nitty-gritty:

  • Entrants must be in middle or high school in Whatcom County. Classes, families, or groups of friends are welcome to work together.
  • The video should be a minimum of 30 seconds and a maximum of one minute.
  • Videos must be uploaded onto YouTube and release forms submitted by 5:00 pm, Dec. 14th, 2012. Instructions on how to upload found at whatcomfarmtoschool.org/?p=3050

Here’s how it works:

Whatcom Community Foundation
119 Grand Ave., Suite A
Bellingham, WA 98225
Attention: Video Contest

  • Claim your Prize! Prizes will be awarded based on the following criteria:
    • Quality of the idea (including creativity and originality)
    • Implementation of the idea (including video quality)
    • Potential impact on healthy eating habits

Important Note: Videos must not contain material that is indecent, or promotes harm or discrimination towards another person or group of people.


  • First prize = $100 and a showing at the Pickford Film Center
  • Second prize = $50 and showing at Reel Food Film Fest events
  • Third prize = $25 and showing at Reel Food Film Fest events
  • Runners up will receive great gift certificates.

Questions? Contact Priscilla Brotherton at:

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Veggies Go Viral Video Contest Winners!

First Place

Veggie Girl” by Katie Heilborn

Second Place

Eat More Fruits and Vegetables” by Stella Holt

Third Place

Veggies Give You Power!” by Kyler Cruz and Shea Mielke

Honorary Mention

Space Veggie Wars” by Griffin Rinauro


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